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A Post-Obama Democratic Party in Search of Itself

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The new Fed chair will watch an economy fraught with risks

Click to expand Replay Video SETTINGS OFF UP NEXT Jerome Powell, said to be President Donald Trump’s pick to be the next Federal Reserve chairman, is set to take the reins of the world’s most important central bank at a time when the U.S. economy is on a roll. Growth is accelerating, inflation is tame and unemployment is the lowest in 16 years. Such a backdrop should initially enable ...

Winners, losers from Astros’ World Series win

Replay Video SETTINGS OFF HD HQ SD LO For the first time in their history, the Houston Astros are World Series champions. They defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7 to win an exciting World Series 4-3. The final out! #EarnedHistorypic.twitter.com/Cxah8btuWP — Houston Astros (@astros) November 2, 2017 It was an emotional World Series. Naturally, it produced some standout performances of bo...

South Korea spy agency sees possibility of new North Korean missile test: Yonhap

© REUTERS North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits a cosmetics factory in this undated photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang North Korea may possibly carry out a new missile test, as brisk activity has been spotted at its research facilities, South Korea’s spy agency said on Thursday, the South’s Yonhap News Agency reported. The North’...

Hit list exposes Russian hacking beyond US elections

WASHINGTON — The hackers who upended the U.S. presidential election had ambitions well beyond Hillary Clinton’s campaign, targeting the emails of Ukrainian officers, Russian opposition figures, U.S. defense contractors and thousands of others of interest to the Kremlin, according to a previously unpublished digital hit list obtained by The Associated Press. The list provides the most detaile...

Timeline: How Papadopoulos tried to connect Team Trump with Russia

© -, AFP/Getty Images This undated image posted on his Linkedin profile shows George Papadopoulos posing on a street of London. Former Trump campaign aide, George Papadopoulos, pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his Kremlin-related contacts, and more specifically on a Moscow-linked professor who was offering “dirt” on Trump’s election rival Hillary Clinton. After newly-unse...

Kevin Spacey seeks treatment as more stars face harassment claims

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The actor won Oscars in 1996 and 2000 Kevin Spacey has said he is seeking treatment after facing allegations of sexual misconduct from a string of men. A representative for the actor said he “is taking the time necessary to seek evaluation and treatment”. They did not give any information about what kind of treatment he wants. He is one of sev...

Your iPhone has been secretly looking at your boobs

File photo: Red-carpet models pose at the world premiere of the film “Grimsby” at Leicester Square in London, Britain, February 22, 2016. (REUTERS/Toby Melville) It turns out Apple has been categorizing your pictures for around a year now — and yep, this means all of those sexy photos you’ve either taken or received on your iPhone. The revelation came about after someone posted on Twit...

Hillary Clinton defends funding anti-Trump dossier in late-night interview

Former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Wednesday defended paying for a controversial dossier that alleged ties between President Donald Trump and Russia during the 2016 election. In a late-night interview on “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah,” Clinton said there was a difference between her campaign paying for legal opposition research and Trump’s team possibly working with Russia t...

The Note: Newest tax bill could be defining moment for Trump’s presidency

The TAKE with Rick Klein You can call it tax reform, or a tax cut, or even the Cut Cut Cut Bill. Very soon you won’t be able to call it a hypothetical. And the struggles to even unveil it – as the House Ways and Means Committee hopes to do today – should be instructive about how much ground still needs to be covered, and how much is at stake for Republicans. It is being cast as a...

These Four Beaches Are The Only In The World To Contain Naturally Green Sand

When we think beautiful, pristine beaches, green sand usually isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. While these beaches are not completely covered with bright green sand, large portions of them do contain crystalline mineral particles called olivine. Olivine is a heavy green magnesium iron silicate that does not easily wash out to sea. Only four beaches in the world contain this mineral, offer...